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Final Fantasy XIII
Strategy Guide

First Published: 11-06-2015 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 22-07-2020 / 13:24 GMT
Version: 1.00 (????) 03-08-2020 / 21:02 GMT

Enemy Info

Mark Rakshasa
Stone Location Vallis Media - Base Camp
Mark Location Vallis Media - Atzilut's Tears
Class C
Additional Foes Flan x 3
Initial Reward Collector Catalog
Repeat Reward Bomb Shell x3
Prerequisite Mission 05

A rakshasa lurks along the route to the Yaschas Massif, and I'm supposed to hunt it down? I think I'll pass! If it's crystal or Cie'th, my life is over anyway. I might as well make the most of it! From here on out, I live for me!

Location

According to the mission description a Rakshasa lurks among the route you just followed, which means you need to turn around and head back almost all the way to where you entered the Fingers of Stone a few minutes ago! Yes, that means you will have to fight your way back through all of the mobs that you just fought your way through, take care of the mob for this mission, and then fight your way back through the same re-spawned mobs again! As you approach the zone line - marked on the map as a red dot on the right side of the path - in the area where Hope was unconscious just prior to his Eidolon fight.

[Left] Rakshasa Enemy Intel. [Right] Hope approaches the Mark Location.

Strategy

Rakshasa carries what appears to be shuriken-type projectiles on its back and uses them as a means to attack the party. It carries three of them and they work like boomerangs: once thrown they return to the Daemon type enemy. It is recommended to use a Deceptisol before fighting the mark for a five star rating. Once in battle, the party should kill the three Flans first so that they do not merge into a Dire Flan or else the player won't get a five star rating. The Relentless Assault (COM/RAV/RAV) paradigm works well in this battle.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    11 June 2015
  • Last Updated
    22 July 2020
  • Guide Author

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Six people, from very different backgrounds, get thrown together in a series of tumultuous events. A Pulse fal'Cie (a demi-god) has been found in the seaside town of Bodhum, a place where the fates of everyone converge and the discovery sets in motion a chain of events that will change the world forever. An innocent fireworks display in the town soon turns nasty when government soldiers storm the peaceful celebration and commit everyone to the Purge (sending individuals "contaminated" by the Pulse fal'Cie into exile). This is where your story and legend begins. Can you fight fate?

Our guide covers everything you need to complete the game 100% including:

  • A complete walkthrough of all thirteen chapters.
  • All Cie'th stone marks and missions completed, with detailed strategies for every one.
  • Weapons and Shop lists and much more!

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  • A detailed guide on the optimum Crystarium paths for all characters as well as optional uses for them.
  • An upgrade guide for the most efficient way to level up your weapons to save you time and a lot of Gil.
  • Complete trophy/achievement guide.

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